The activities for the protection of the specimens of Abies Nebrodensis and their repopulation foreseen in the LIFE4FIR project continue also in these hot summer months.
Here are some new photos taken by the beneficiaries during field trips and laboratory activities.
Adult specimen of Abies Nebrodensis with damaged top
Damages by wild animals on adult specimens
Specimen affected by defoliation
Specimen showing scattered desiccation
Specimen whose top has been removed to eliminate the almost desiccated part
Nursery-grown seedlings with desiccation and chlorosis
Branch with desiccation observed in the laboratory
Detail of alteration observed under the stereoscope in the laboratory
Collaborator at the laboratory counter engaged in the isolation of fungal colonies